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    REYNOLD'S APPARATUS

    REYNOLD'S APPARATUS
    REYNOLD'S APPARATUS
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    Product Code : SSIFML-013
    Brand Name : Saini
    Product Description

    Saini science industries manufacture of REYNOLD'S APPARATUS.

    Technical Description:

    The apparatus consists of a glass tube with one end having bell mouth entrance; connected to a constant head water tank, at the other end a valve is provided to vary the flow rate. The tank is of sufficient capacity to store water. A capillary tube is introduced centrally in the bell mouth for feeding dye from a small container placed at the top of tank, through polythene tubing. By varying the rate of flow, the Reynold's number is changed. This also changes the type of flow. Visual observation of dye (Thread) will indicate the type of flow, which can be confirmed from the Reynold's number computed. Present set-up is self-contained water re-circulating unit, provided with a sump tank and a centrifugal pump etc. Flow control valve and by-pass valve are fitted in water line. Flow rate of water is measured with the help of measuring cylinder and stop watch.

    Learning Objectives/Experiments:

    To determine the Reynold's number and hence the type of flow either laminar or turbulent.

    To study transition zone.

    Required for Operation:

    Electricity supply: Single Phase, 220 V AC, 50 Hz, 5-15 amp combined socket with earth connection. Earth voltage should be less than 5 volts.

    Water Supply (Initial Fill).

    Floor Drain required.

    Floor Area Required: 1.5 m x 0.75 m

    Chemical Required: Dye (KMnO4) - 10 gm

    Technical Specifications:

    Tube : Material acrylic (ID 25 mm approx., Length: 600 mm)

    Dye vessel : Material Stainless Steel, Capacity 1 Ltrs. (approx.)

    Capillary Tube : Material Copper/Stainless Steel.

    Constant Head Water Tank : Capacity 40 Ltrs.

    Water Circulation : ½ HP Pump, Standard make.

    Flow Measurement : Using Measuring Cylinder with Electronic stop watch

    Sump Tank : Capacity 60 Ltrs.

    Tanks will be made of Stainless Steel.

    The whole set-up is ingeniously designed and schematically arranged on a powder-coated rigid structure

    Control Panel:

    Standard make On/Off switch, Mains Indicator etc.

    Scope of Delivery:

    Self Contained “REYNOLD'S APPARATUS.” Apparatus

    Instruction Manual consisting of experimental procedures, block diagram etc.


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